At Best Startup Canada we track over 100,000 Canadian startups and over 500,000 people who hold key positions in these companies. We use this directory of startups to highlight top employees, founders and board members we think deserve more appreciation than they are currently getting.
This list showcases the top British Columbia based CTO’ operating in the Artificial Intelligence space. If you think a CTO’ is missing from this list, feel free to contact our editor on [email protected]
The individuals on this list have been included because of exceptional performance in one of the following categories:
- Innovation – Operating as a key part in an extremely innovative business or startup.
- Growth – Operating as a key figure in the growth and upscale of a market leading business or startup.
- Management – Showing exceptional management skills.
- Societal impact – Putting their business on the map for their positive societal or environmental impact.
Our Data – We source our data from OSINT (open source intelligence) and public directories such as Crunchbase, SemRush and many more. The data from these sources should be treated with a degree of caution and verified yourself.
Co-Founder and CTO of Klue
Sarathy “Gurusamy Sarathy” Naicker is the CTO and co-founder of Klue. Prior to that, Sarathy served as the chief technologist at Sophos.
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About Klue: Klue is an AI competitive intelligence platform that enables competitor research and delivery of sales battle cards to B2B Sales teams.
CTO and Co-Founder of Dooly
Justin Vaillancourt currently works as Chief Technology Officer and Co-Founder of Dooly.
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About Dooly: Dooly is a sales enablement platform that collects information and insights essential to close business sales.
CTO & Founder of LimeSpot
Entrepreneurial-minded business/tech executive with more than 15 years of experience and success in leading start-ups from inception to growth and maturity.
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About LimeSpot: LimeSpot is an eCommerce conversion data network powered by advanced patented algorithms.
CTO / Co-founder of Finn AI
Guru Atlu is a co-founder at Finn AI, currently serves the company as a CTO and a software engineer.
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About Finn AI, Finn AI: Finn AI provides AI-powered conversational banking technology for personal banking and finance.
CTO of Instigate.ai
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About Instigate.ai: Instigate.ai is an authoring and playback system for personal bots.
Chief Technology Officer of MashUp Machine
Ben is an Academy Award-winning creative technologist. He was previously the North American Head of Software for MPC Film, one of the world’s largest visual effects studios. During his career, Ben has worked at the cutting edge of cinematic software development, with pioneering work across many areas of visual effects production, including multi-site digital asset management, crowd simulation and physics. His work on Kali, a tool for creating realistic cinematic destruction, helped to introduce new mathematical methods to the visual effects community and was awarded an Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Scientific Achievement Award (a “sci-tech oscar”) for “setting a new reference point for believable on-screen destruction.”
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About MashUp Machine: We’re using machine learning to teach computers animated storytelling, allowing content to adapt to the viewer.
Co-Founder & CTO of Metaspectral
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About Metaspectral: Metaspectral enables the real-time analysis of ultra-high-resolution imaging
Founder/CTO of Talentful.ai
Co-founder, Product at Talentful.
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About Talentful.ai: Talentful leverages AI to help tech companies acquire great developer leads, quickly.
CTO and Founder of ScopeMedia
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About ScopeMedia: ScopeMedia built an advanced video and image recognition artificial intelligence platform for image data visualization and applications
CTO and co-founder of Clear Image AI
Guillermo Schwartz is the CTO and co-founder at Clear Image AI.
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About Clear Image AI: Clear Image AI was born on the belief that the technological frontier is at the computing edge.
President and Chief Technology Officer of Viewpoint AI
Dave Hawkins is the President and Chief Technology Officer of Viewpoint.AI.
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About Viewpoint AI: Viewpoint is an AI powered decision software company that combines the best of human and machine intelligence amplifying human skill levels.
CTO of Plasmatic Technologies Inc.
Tony leads the architecture and engineering efforts at Plasmatic Technologies, including the development of the Alana connected home system and device family. As an experienced systems engineer with a dual specialization in electronics and energy systems, Tony has led multi disciplinary teams working on a range of projects, from enterprise technology improvement initiatives to consumer device product and technology development. As an active champion within standards groups Tony’s focus is on making technology easier for consumers. Earlier in his career, during his tenure as a service architect and lead engineer at TELUS, one of Canada’s leading telecommunications companies, Tony was directly involved in the emerging Future Friendly Home initiative, with a focus on Home Control and Connectivity, as well as Wireless Data. More recently at Powertech Labs, Tony played an instrumental role in building out a Smart Energy practice, and helped the organization understand the intersections among large power systems, connected devices, and consumer needs. Tony loves finding ways to make his home more automated and adapted to his needs. When he is not riding his bike or taking his daughter to dance recitals, he can usually be found in the midst of a home renovation project or two.
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About Gliderline Solutions Inc., Plasmatic Technologies Inc.: Empowering service providers and their customers to benefit from the Connected Home through whole-home insights and mobile experiences.